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Heavy Diesel Fitters


Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 19/09/2017

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Diesel Fitter

Job description:

Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Our life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence keep us at the leading edge…optimising the mining value chain for each client.

And we're not done. We continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so our clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. Our people are central to our success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. Our culture is built on our Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything we do.

We are taking expressions of interest for HD Fitters reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.

We are looking for experienced tradespersons to join our Workshop, Field and Ancillary teams.


Solomon Project, Pilbara, Western Australia


Thiess is offering a unique opportunity for experienced HD Fitters to join our team at the exciting and innovative Solomon Project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

We are responsible for the maintenance of the largest Autonomous CAT Dump Truck Haulage Fleet in the World and we are transitioning our Drill Fleet to autonomy as well. This is an exciting opportunity to join a first class start of the art technologically advanced team within Mobile Maintenance.

The successful applicant will join a passionate and energetic team where they will be responsible for providing technical knowledge, support and assistance to Thiess' maintenance operations. The role will also provide an opportunity to expand your maintenance technical skills and become a leader in mechanical innovation.


  • Cert III in Heavy Diesel Fitting or equivalent
  • HR Drivers Licence preferable
  • Post-trade experience working in the Mining or Heavy Earth Moving industry
  • Experience in General Maintenance, Breakdowns, Component Change Outs and Servicing of Heavy Earth Moving Equipment
  • Experience with the maintenance, service and repair of CAT 793 haul trucks a must


Permanent, full-time opportunity on a 14/7 FIFO roster from Perth

How to Apply

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the below link. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and women are encouraged to apply.

We are committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the diversity of the communities in which we operate.